Three D&B stores will be hosting a free class with our Nutrena reps to learn about how to care for chicks (feeding, housing, health), raising them to adulthood, laying hens (feed, housing, health), molting, and a brief bit about meat birds and gamebirds. In other words, we will discuss what to do from the moment you […]

Debbie Cook, Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, shared her experience attending the Idaho Nursery and Landscape Conference last week. Some of the classes offered for continuing education credits included: Foodscape, Tree Worker Safety, Outdoor Voles and Rodent Control, Turf Diseases, Water Features, Irrigation Systems, Bees Trees and Colony Collapse Disorder, etc. This is a short […]

Join Melinda Jean Stafford at the Caldwell library on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 to learn about “Beekeeping for Newbies.” Melinda manages the BSU Rooftop Bee Farm and the internship program and is a frequent bee blogger and beekeeping instructor for D&B Supply. Please call the Caldwell library at 459-3242 to sign up. The Caldwell library […]

I recently attended a “Welcome to Beginner Beekeeping” class through the Boise School’s Community Education program. This class was hosted by two very experienced beekeepers that are also fellow Treasure Valley Beekeepers Club members and friends of mine – Kevin and Jeff. These gentlemen remind me of Marley and Marely from the muppets. They banter […]

Thank you to Kim Flottum and Steve Sweet of Treasure Valley Beekeepers for this write-up about Kim Flottum’s visit to the Treasure Valley during the Western Idaho Fair. So you want to keep bees, but don’t know where to start…well, pardner, start here with Kim Flottum, 30 year veteran and the most ambitious promoter of […]